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Flynas Signs Agreement for 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Flynas Signs Agreement for 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Flynas Signs Agreement for 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to …

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Widerøe Signs Order for up to 15 Embraer E2 Aircraft

Widerøe Signs Order for up to 15 Embraer E2 Aircraft

Widerøe Signs Order for up to 15 Embraer E2 Aircraft Dublin, Ireland, January 16, 2017 – Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E2 family jets. The contract consists of three firm orders for the E190-E2 and purchase rights for …

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Iran Air Takes Delivery of First New Airbus A321 Aircraft

Iran Air Takes Delivery of First New Airbus A321 Aircraft

Iran Air Takes Delivery of First New Airbus A321 Aircraft • Takes delivery of its first of 100 Airbus aircraft Iran Air has taken delivery, last week, of its first new aircraft, an Airbus A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, …

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Jeju Air Orders Three Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation Aircraft

Jeju Air Orders Three Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation Aircraft

Jeju Air Orders Three Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation Aircraft Boeing and Jeju Air announced an order today for three Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at nearly $300 million at current list prices, will become the airline’s first direct-purchased airplanes from Boeing and fuel the airline’s continued expansion within Asia’s rapidly growing …

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Travel Service Orders Five Additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft

Travel Service Orders Five Additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft

Travel Service Orders Five Additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft • Czech airline to receive 30 direct purchased and leased 737 MAX airplanes starting in 2018 Boeing and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 …

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Lufthansa Welcomes Fifth Airbus A320neo into its Fleet

Lufthansa Welcomes Fifth Airbus A320neo into its Fleet

Lufthansa Welcomes Fifth Airbus A320neo into its Fleet • Airbus A320neo gives convincing results in fuel efficiency and lower noise emissions • An additional ten A320neo aircraft to be delivered to Lufthansa in 2017 Yesterday, on 29 December, Lufthansa took delivery of another A320neo from Airbus. This means that, five …

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Indian Airline Trujet Receives its First Brand New ATR 72-600

Indian Airline Trujet Receives its First Brand New ATR 72-600

Indian Airline Trujet Receives its First Brand New ATR 72-600 Toulouse, December 23, 2016 – The Indian carrier Trujet has become a new ATR 72-600 operator. The airline has received its first brand-new ATR leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE). The aircraft is configured with 70 seats and equipped with …

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Boeing Delivers their 500th 787 Dreamliner to Avianca

Boeing Delivers their 500th 787 Dreamliner to Avianca

Boeing Delivers their 500th 787 Dreamliner to Avianca • Five years of deliveries to 48 operators worldwide Fastest commercial twin-aisle airplane to reach 500 deliveries Everett, Washington, Dec. 22, 2016 – Boeing this week delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. …

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United Airlines Takes Delivery of Newest Boeing 777-300ER

United Airlines Takes Delivery of Newest Boeing 777-300ER

United Airlines Takes Delivery of Newest Boeing 777-300ER • The addition of the 777-300ER to United’s fleet is the first aircraft to feature the United Polaris all-aisle access, lie-flat seat, available in early-2017 CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2016 – Today United Airlines took delivery of the company’s first 777-300ER from Boeing …

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Airlink, South Africa, Adds 11 Embraer ERJ 140 Jets to its Fleet

Airlink, South Africa, Adds 11 Embraer ERJ 140 Jets to its Fleet

Airlink, South Africa, Adds 11 Embraer ERJ 140 Jets to its Fleet Airlink, southern Africa’s largest independent regional airline, is adding 11 Embraer ERJ 140 jets to its fleet. This will bring the number of Embraer regional jets the airline operates to 30. The airline has also extended its existing …

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Lufthansa Welcomes Its First Airbus A350-900 Aircraft

Lufthansa Welcomes Its First Airbus A350-900 Aircraft

Lufthansa Welcomes Its First Airbus A350-900 Aircraft The Lufthansa Group, Airbus’ largest airline customer and operator, has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB, the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. The aircraft is the first of 25 A350-900s that Lufthansa has on order. Lufthansa will deploy …

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Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A320

Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A320

Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A320 20 December 2016 – Atlantic Airways, the national carrier of the Faroe Islands, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 as part of its plan to increase capacity, becoming Airbus’ newest operator of the type. Atlantic Airways passengers will benefit …

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AerCap Celebrates Delivery of First China Southern Airbus A320neo

AerCap Celebrates Delivery of First China Southern Airbus A320neo

AerCap Celebrates Delivery of First China Southern Airbus A320neo Dublin – AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) has announced the delivery of the first Airbus A320neo on lease to China Southern Airlines, making the airline the first carrier in China to operate the aircraft type. The delivery took place at …

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